Welcome to the Library!

Looking for committee minutes? Need information about legislators past or present? Have questions about bills, laws, votes, codes, sessions, vetoes, or amendments? Want a quiet getaway with a fabulous view of downtown Raleigh? The North Carolina Legislative Library offers this and more!

Our mission is to meet the research and information needs of General Assembly members, their staffs, and legislative committees. We are also a resource for other state agencies and the public. Our website is chock-full of publications, tutorials, and historical collections.

For general information or research assistance, call us at 919-733-9390 or email us at library@ncleg.gov.
For help obtaining audio files of a recent committee meeting, email us at audio@ncleg.gov.

Library News

  • Out With the Old, In With the New
    Watch our maintenance crew take apart the original library reference desk (c. 1983). Our new one should be installed next week!
  • NC General Statutes updated
    Good news! The General Statutes online are now updated through July 13, 2020. This includes all 2019-2020 legislation passed by the General Assembly except: H.B. 1105, Coronavirus Relief Act 3.0 H.B. 807, […]
  • New Year, New Look
    It’s 2021. We have a new president. New legislators. New ways to combat COVID-19. And, of course, a new look to the NC Legislative Library! This includes New, more vibrant shelf labels […]

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